A wide-ranging field, entertainment can encompass anything from childish cartoons to world-class art and jazz music. Some forms of entertainment are designed to evoke strong emotional reactions in their audiences, like laughter or fear; others may be more cerebral, like puzzles or strategy video games. For some, entertainment is even a social activity, be it watching TV with friends or playing a multiplayer game online. Click on a collocation to see more examples.

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